796 Tasting Notes

77

Always delicious, and no need for sugar. A nice, decadent, afternoon tea.

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I had a cup of this with lunch at a local cafe (Simplyummy). It was a decent cup of tea. For local folks, Simplyummy is one of the best places in town to get a cup of tea. The baristas have been trained on how to make a proper cup and they even use timers!

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75

This tea is the one that introduced me to 52 Teas, and that in itself is enough to make me like it. But it’s also a great cuppa that makes my whole office smell nice.

I made this decaf, as I did with Blueberry Bliss earlier this morning.

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75

I first tried this tea when visiting Maine a few years ago. Now it’s one of my staples. It’s a nice taste of spring in the winter, and the perfect cuppa once the temperatures start rising.

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75
drank Comforting by Aveda
796 tasting notes

sweet without sugar, a really nice summer evening herbal

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75

One of my favorites. Right now I have a whole pot of it sitting beside me.

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a tea drinking librarian
& a reading, yoga practicing, mommy

I’ve been into tea, at some level, since college with a first tin of loose tea brought back by my parents from Oxford. My love of tea increased with a visit to Boston and a chance cup at Tealuxe. Since then I’ve only gotten more interested in tea and have developed more of an appreciation for it.

tea rating guide
(updated 12/2010)

100: a perfect cuppa. these are the teas I’ll keep in my cupboard and tend to be one per type of tea.

90-99: will definitely get more of this tea

80-89: likely to get more and perhaps it will become a favorite with time

70-79: very good, depending on my mood or the season

60-69: wouldn’t actively try to get this tea, but also wouldn’t avoid it in a tea shop or restaurant

50-59: run-of-the-mill tea for me

40-49: decent, would hit the spot in some moods, but probably wouldn’t purchase it for my cupboard

30-39: okay, will try again, maybe

20-29: meh. I’d try this tea again if no other were available

10-19: drinkable, but a forced cup

0-9: didn’t even finish the cup

Location

Blacksburg, VA

Website

http://laurenpressley.com

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